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Summer`Drift

A solitary monarch butterfly landed on the tip of my rod a frequent perch in summer for the lacy blue dragonflies frequenting the coulee`basin where the river stacks up on a dam the deep water churning in giant whirlpools bending … Continue reading

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Fishing in Fire

The sun hangs a red ball in the early August sky filtered through wood ash It’s just one shade paler than the bloody moon filled the sky last night A breath’s hard to catch out on stagnant water tastes of … Continue reading

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Gone Fishing

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Along the River

In the sandstone cliffs a thousand dug`out caves no larger than a grown man’s fist and from the swirling mass of birds each pair finds that of their own bearing some small morsel for their chicks inside On the sandy … Continue reading

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